An anonymous 'rock artist', known it seems as The Borrowdale Banksy, has created a new slate structure in the Lake District. The Times noted that previous sculptures have been knocked down by what it terms "vandals".
Hardly a Banksy, I'd have thought given the total absence of any social comment or satirical edge. Is the mere rearrangement of lumps of rock into a new shape really art? Surely not otherwise my garden is a gallery and I should be applying for a Council grant.
And why "vandal"? Perhaps "public spirited, landscape sensitive, citizen" might be more apt, given the visual intrusion the newly-arranged rock constitutes. Leave the slate alone. It's what cairns are for.
What would Wordsworth have thought ...